A Case of Urinary Tract Infection Caused by Aerococcus Urinae

  title={A Case of Urinary Tract Infection Caused by Aerococcus Urinae},
  author={Dimitra Dimitriadi and Christina Charitidou and Theodore E. Pittaras and L Karamanis and Maria Kehagia and Lina Makri and Ekatherina Charvalos},
  journal={Journal of Bacteriology \& Mycology: Open Access},
Aerococcus urinae is often misclassified in routine diagnostic laboratories. A. urinae shares features with staphylococci, streptococci and enterococci as the bacterium grows in clusters, displays a-haemolysis when grown on blood agar, and is resistant to sulphonamide. We report here, a case study of A. urinae, which initially was misdiagnosed. Identification and susceptibility testing were performed with automatic Vitek 2 system (bioMerieux). A. urinae was identified, with susceptibility to… Expand

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